10 workers abducted by armed militants in Diyarbakır

A group of armed militants have abducted 10 workers from a local electricity distribution company, Doğan News Agency reported on Oct. 22.

The workers of the company were on duty near the Gürpınar village in a rural area of Silvan district when the road was blocked by a group of unidentified militants.

The militants then left the area with the workers. Security forces in the region have launched an investigation into the incident.

Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have recently been involved in many abductions in the region.

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